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20 years of Peil na mBan on TG4: All-Ireland Championships get underway this weekend

A busy schedule of live action starts on Friday night.
Oct 27th 2020, 6:08 PM 2,332 0

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT sees live coverage of the 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Football Championships begin. 

All 42 matches will be available to watch live and free of charge, with TG4 screening 10 key games and the remaining 32 fixtures being streamed on various platforms.

tg4-all-ireland-ladies-football-championship-2020-launch Mayo's Christina Heffernan, Juliet Murphy of Cork, Armagh's Mags McAlinden and Dublin star Sinead Aherne. Source: SPORTSFILE

Celebrating TG4′s 20th year as the competition’s sponsor, Peil na mBan Beo is being presented by ex-Galway footballer Máire Ní Bhraonáin for the first time.

She will be joined by a legendary team of analysts in Cork great Rena Buckley, Dublin’s Sorcha Furlong and the recently-retired Michelle Ryan of Waterford.

There is silverware on offer in the Brendan Martin (Senior) Cup, the Mary Quinn Memorial Cup (Intermediate), and the West County Hotel (Junior) Cup, and the action gets underway at Kingspan Breffni Park on Friday, when Tyrone clash with Armagh under lights.

You’ll also be glad to learn that the three deciders are being shown by TG4. The West County Hotel Cup final takes place on Saturday, 5 December, before the Mary Quinn Memorial Cup and the Brendan Martin Cup finals make up a double-header at Croke Park on Sunday, 20 December.

1IMAGE_20201014_171358_5545 Former Galway footballer Máire Ní Bhraonáin is fronting TG4's live broadcasts this year.

Brendan Martin Cup:

Friday, 30 October

Tyrone v Armagh, Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan (7.30pm, live on TG4)

Saturday, 31 October

Tipperary v Galway, LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick (3pm, live on TG4)

Dublin v Donegal, Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan (5pm, live on TG4)

Sunday, 1 November

Cavan v Kerry, St Brendan’s Park, Birr, Offaly (1pm)  

Mary Quinn Memorial Cup: 

Saturday, 31 October

Wexford v Offaly, Clane, Kildare (1pm)

Longford v Westmeath, Mullahoran, Cavan (1pm)

Sunday, 1 November 

Meath v Down, Lannleire, Louth (1pm)

Kildare v Clare, St Rynagh’s, Banagher, Offaly (1pm)

Sligo v Laois, Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon (1pm)

The West County Hotel Cup:

Saturday, 31 October

Fermanagh v Wicklow – Lannleire, Louth (1pm)

Sunday 1 November

Antrim v Limerick – Clane, Kildare (1pm)

Source: Sport TG4/YouTube

Watch live coverage of the 2020 TG4 All-Ireland Championships on TG4 and the TG4 Player here.


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